Food Security and Livelihoods Coordinator

Food Security and Livelihoods Coordinator

JOB Vacancy Announcement #: 6672

Job Title: Food Security and Livelihoods Coordinator

Application deadline: 07.04.2022

Duty Station: 50% Raqqa covering whole NES

Job Requirements:


  • Minimum 3-year experience of working in FSL, at least 1 year of which must be targeted location-based,
  • Field level representation with key stakeholders and co-ordination with other NGOs/UN agencies,
  • Excellent communication skills,
  • Strong influencing skills and experience in advocacy,
  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in a discipline such as social sciences, business management, economics or other discipline relevant to urban/rural livelihoods,
  • Previous experience of managing a team,
  • Previous experience of project management, including multi sector programmes,
  • Budget management experience,
  • Demonstrable experience of Monitoring and Evaluation and beneficiary accountability,
  • Politically and culturally sensitive with qualities of patience, tact and diplomacy,
  • A good level of written and spoken English,
  • The capacity and willingness to be extremely flexible and accommodating in difficult working circumstances,
  • Commitment to the aims and principles of the organization. In particular, a good understanding of the Organization mandate and child focus and an ability to ensure this continues to underpin our support.


  • Economic recovery programming in humanitarian response
  • Ability to make decisions immediately and in a very short span of time
  • National level representation with key stakeholders and co-ordination with other NGOs/UN agencies,

Able to work with minimum level of supervision.

Job Description:

Programme Support:

  • Coordination with other external actors and sector teams within the Organization to ensure complementarities and prevent overlap in targeted areas,
  • Compilation of all FSL project and beneficiary information which is then shared with Cash and Markets TA,
  • Working closely with Cash and Markets Technical Advisor, finalize appropriate beneficiary selection criteria and process for target areas,
  • Ensure all field staff are aware of beneficiary selection criteria and process,
  • Work closely with M&E team and field staff to ensure appropriate accountability mechanism is understood and accessible to beneficiaries,
  • Support FSL field staff in responding to any feedback as needed,
  • Coordinate closely with security teams to finalize distribution plans and ensure proper procedures are in place with support of Cash and Markets TA,
  • With support from Head of Sub-Office, coordinate with liaison teams and/or finance department in ensuring timely transfer of assistance to required locations in line with requests from field offices,
  • Produce timely reports for internal use on the status of on-going programming; and contribute to donor reporting.
  • Prepare weekly and monthly work plans in line with the implementation plan; and ensure timely implementation of activities in line with the plans (including beneficiary registration, trainings, data collection and distributions).
  • Responsible for liaison with delivery agents to ensure availability of goods, quality of goods, compliance with the work plan, address any problems, and maintain regular communication,
  • Capacity building of field staff in relation to implementation and tools to be used,
  • Identify capacity building needs of field staff and appropriate opportunities to address these issues with support from the Cash and Markets TA,
  • Support the design of assessments and share information on needs and possible programme design with Cash and Markets TA to support strategy development,
  • Review field data (post-distribution monitoring and market price monitoring) and share with relevant staff for further action,
  • Works closely with implementing partners to oversee quality of work and provide technical support.

Capacity Building:

  • Identify learning and training opportunities for the Organization staff and work as a mentor and role model for less experienced staff.

Representation & Advocacy & Organisational Learning

  • Ensure that Organization’s work is coordinated with efforts of other agencies and Government, and take a leadership role within coordination meeting in the area, ensuring the specific needs of children are being addressed,
  • Advocate that the minimum standards of humanitarian relief are maintained in accordance with the Sphere Charter and Code of Conduct of the Organization.


  • Comply with the organization policies and practice with respect to child protection, code of conduct, health and safety, equal opportunities, fraud and other relevant policies and procedures.

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Other Information’s:

  • We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.
  • We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children.  We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.
  • Qualified women and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply’ as our commitment to inclusion and non-discrimination

How to Apply:



  • Please attach a copy of your CV and cover letter with your application, and include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations.
  • We follow an extensive background and reference checks for candidates, so we request you to provide accurate information in your CV (i.e. specific dates for your experience and academic certificates etc.). Any discrepancies in information provided in your CV and application will lead to cancelation of your candidacy at any stage of the process even after employment.
  • Please mention your English and Computer skills clearly in your application
  • We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.
  • All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our global anti-harassment policy.

INGO does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.

The application period closes on 07-04-2022

Applicants may submit their CVs with their cover letter, address; telephone number and contact information to

Subject of the email must clearly state “Food Security and Livelihoods Coordinator”